Serena Boscia Montalbano is an experienced international arbitration counsel, with extensive cross-border experience gained “on the ground” in three countries. She has handled multiple construction disputes and has worked on both contract and treaty-based international arbitrations under most commercial arbitration rules, including those in the Middle East.

Arbitration Practice

Ms Boscia Montalbano is counsel in the International Arbitration and Commercial Litigation group and focuses her practice on a wide range of construction disputes in arbitral proceedings. She has acted as counsel in arbitration proceedings under the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC), United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) and Dubai International Arbitration Centre (DIAC) Rules. Ms. Boscia Montalbano’s experience also includes investor-state arbitration disputes.

Litigation Practice

Cross-border litigation and shareholder's disputes are important elements of Ms. Boscia Montalbano’s practice. She also has extensive experience with U.S. securities litigation and U.S. antitrust litigation. Prior to joining the firm, she worked in New York in the litigation department of a major U.S. law firm and in Milan, Italy, in the international litigation and arbitration department of a leading Italian law firm. She also has experience in the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) courts.

Languages

English

Italian

Education

University of Palermo (Italy), J.D., summa cum laude

University of Texas at Austin, LL.M.

Admitted to Practice

New York

DIFC Courts

Italy (non-practicing)

Serena Boscia Montalbano is an experienced international arbitration counsel, with extensive cross-border experience gained “on the ground” in three countries. She has handled multiple construction disputes and has worked on both contract and treaty-based international arbitrations under most commercial arbitration rules, including those in the Middle East.